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Crawford, 1821

William H. Crawford (1772-1834) was appointed in 1816 as Secretary of the Treasury by President James Madison and he continued under President James Monroe through 1825.

Builder: ?; probably built in New York

Length: ?

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Draft: ?

Displacement: ?

Rig: ?

Cost: ?

Launched: ?

Commissioned: 1821

Decommissioned: N/A

Disposition: Lost off St. Mary's, Georgia, on 27 March 1829

Complement: ?

Armament: ?

Cutter History:

The Crawford was built in New York and her construction was superintended by Captain A. Champlain.  She arrived at Savannah, Georgia, on 19 February 1822.  She apparently served in Georgia waters until she was lost off St. Mary's, Georgia, on 27 March 1829.


Donald Canney.  U.S. Coast Guard and Revenue Cutters, 1790-1935.  Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 1995.

U.S. Coast Guard.  Record of Movements: Vessels of the United States Coast Guard: 1790 - December 31, 1933.  Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1934; 1989 (reprint).

Last Modified 1/12/2016